Ashes 2019: ‘England waste their chance – it feels like Ashes...

Stokes departs after chasing a wide delivery and edging to slipIt feels like the Ashes are gone for England and that is a crushing disappointment. It could have been so different. It should have been so different. This was their chance to get back to 1-1 in the series. With the conditions as they were…

Roger Federer: Caravan holiday helps Swiss prepare for US Open

Federer won his five US Open titles consecutively between 2004 and 2008 US Open 2019 Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug - 8 Sep Coverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app Roger Federer says a caravanning holiday around the Swiss countryside has left him…

Rangers: Uefa orders Ibrox section close down after ‘sectarian singing’

Rangers have been ordered to close part of Ibrox for Thursday's meeting with Legia Warsaw following "racist behaviour - which includes sectarian singing" from fans. The punishment from Uefa relates to the Europa League first round, second leg against St Joseph's on 18 July. Rangers must shut off "a section, or sections containing no fewer…

Rugby World Cup: Michael Cheika names David Pocock in Australia squad

David Pocock has not played for Australia since November 2018Australia coach Michael Cheika has named uncapped teenager Jordan Petaia and David Pocock in his World Cup squad, despite the forward's fitness concerns. Pocock, 31, has not played for the Wallabies since November 2018 because of a calf injury but joins an experienced squad with back…

Althea Gibson: The pioneering champion America forgot

Gibson was the first black player to win a tennis Grand Slam"Everything was white. The balls, the clothes, the socks, the shoes, the people. Ev-ery-thing." Billie Jean King grimaces as she slowly emphasises that final word. The American tennis great is describing how the US National Championships - the forerunner of the US Open, which…

Conor McGregor: Former UFC champion ‘in the wrong’ over Dublin pub...

Conor McGregor has not fought since a defeat by Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he was "in the wrong" and will "face what's coming" after an altercation in a Dublin pub in April. Video footage of the incident released earlier in August appears to show McGregor, 31, punch a…

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Stop online spread of hate, says Man Utd...

Paul Pogba missed a penalty in last Monday's 1-1 draw at WolvesManchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says social media companies have to stop the spread of hate, after his midfielder Paul Pogba received racist abuse online last week. The Frenchman became the third player in a week to be racially abused on the platforms…

Ashes: England reply to Australia’s 179 – in-play clips, radio &...

Ashes 2019 live: England v Australia: Headingley, third Test, day two - in-play clips, radio & text - Live - BBC Sport Summary England begin first innings Aus 179: Labuschagne 74, Warner 61 Archer 6-45, Broad 2-32 Headingley, third Test, day two Australia lead five-match series 1-0 England 1st Innings Batsman How Out Bowler Runs…

Friday’s Premier League news conferences

Solskjaer, Bruce among Friday's Premier League news conferences, plus Bury updates - Live - BBC Sport Summary Nine Premier League managers face the media Updates on Bury's fight for survival 08:45 Newcastle; 09:00 Bournemouth (times approx BST) Man Utd’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at 10:00 13:15 Tottenham, Chelsea, Norwich, Burnley; 13:30 Liverpool, Man City Get involved:…

Fantasy football tips: BBC Sport and Fantasy 606 help for gameweek...

Where are the points coming from in gameweek three?All hail Teemu Pukki. There were those who doubted whether Norwich's first-choice forward could cut it at Premier League level (just as they had foolishly questioned his Championship goalscoring credentials 12 months ago). However, those who backed him to continue in the top flight where he left…

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